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#WorldAIDSDay: How Gay Neighborhoods Used the Traumas of HIV to Help American Cities Fight COVID

Throughout the pandemic, local neighborhoods — especially gay neighborhoods — have played a critical and well-documented role providing the health and social services necessary for American communities and businesses to survive and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Rewilding Projects Are Multiplying Across the U.K. – Seeking to Boost Biodiversity

One of the most innovative projects now underway may be WildEast, which ambitiously hopes to rewild an area more than three times the size of New York City, creating interconnecting wild corridors across East Anglia, the country’s most intensely farmed region.
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Indigenous Activists Are Fighting Against the Line 3 Pipeline — And They Need Your Help

Indigenous activists have fought time and time again for the sacred nature of both land and water: we’ve seen them fight against the implementation of The Dakota Access Pipeline, the Trans Mountain pipeline, and at the forefront of the anti-Line 3 movement.
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A New mRNA Vaccine Targeting Ticks May Offer Protection Against Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases

A new laboratory-stage mRNA vaccine that teaches the immune system to recognize the saliva from tick bites could prevent these bugs from feeding on and transmitting tick-borne diseases to people, according to a recent study.
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This Hand Gesture From TikTok Just Saved a Teenager — And Shows How It Could Save More

A new hand gesture is helping save lives — and there are more creative ways people are showing up to help those in distress.
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After Delaying Her Mammogram, Amy Klobuchar Is Working To Ensure Other Women Don't Skip Theirs

The Minnesota senator was treated for breast cancer this year. She has bipartisan legislation that would encourage people to catch up on health screenings, which plummeted during the pandemic.
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7 Indigenous Activists You Should Know

Indigenous activists have always been at the frontlines of global issues to preserve the sacredness of Earth and stand for human rights. Here are seven activists to follow from North America, South America, and Australia.
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Thanks to Science, Cancer Deaths Are Rapidly Decreasing

We're seeing good news when it comes to cancer trends. We’ve seen a 2.2 percent decrease in male deaths from cancer. And for women, the cancer death decrease is a little less than 2 percent over the past four years.
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'Giving Life To Dying Land': Solar Water Pumps Are Quenching Thirsty Kenyan Farms

Kenya's farmers have built sand dams to hold onto scarce river water — but solar-power water pumps are making access hugely easier
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How We Can All Help End World Hunger

Over 800 million people around the world suffer from chronic food deprivation on a daily basis. While we’ve made progress, there’s still so much we can all do to help end world hunger.
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